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Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Five Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Where has all the snow gone..?

Lake Michigan Showing Signs of Ecological Breakdown
This year the salmon were biting on just about anything, and commercial fisherman Dennis Hickey says he knows why: They are starving.

Wind Power in Michigan
The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Chris Lehman has a two part report on wind energy and farms of huge turbines (aka windmills) that are springing in Michigan and the Great Lakes region.
Listen to wind farm story (Part 1)

Listen to wind farm story (Part 2)

Read wind farm story (Part 1)

Read wind farm story (Part 2)

Michigan Wind Working Group

Michigan Songwriters Festival January 6, 2005
Some of Michigan's top songwriters (Jay Stielstra, Chris Buhalis, Eric Kelly, Mike Boyd, John Latini, The Great Lakes Myth Society, Dave Boutette), performing songs about Michigan to benefit the Washtenaw Land Trust.

Michigan's Transportation Future Precarious
Booth Newspapers reports that Michigan's current 2009 budget for capacity improvement and new roads is ... nothing. Measures suggested to bring additional monies in include a gas tax hike.

SBC to Enter the Home Entertainment Market
The Detroit News reports that SBC Communications Inc.(the dominant local-phone provider in Michigan) will offer home entertainment including satellite television, video and music on demand through a joint venture with 2Wire Inc.

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# posted by farlane @ 8:39 AM
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